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2017

The Bye Bye Man directed by Stacy Title was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2017.

2016

The Hateful Eight directed by Quentin Tarantino was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2016.

2015

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2015.

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2014.

2013

Command Authority by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2013.

2012

Bachelorette directed by Leslye Headland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2012.

2011

I Saw the Devil directed by Jee-woon Kim was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2011.

2010

Famous people born on this day include Jackson Packer. In that special week people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha. Frozen, directed by Adam Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010. Staying True by Jenny Sanford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2010.

2009

Taken directed by Pierre Morel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2008.

2007

The Orc King by R. A. Salvatore was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2007.

2006

Alpha Dog directed by Nick Cassavetes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2006.

2005

My Friend Leonard by James Frey was one of the best seller of 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2005.

2004

The Butterfly Effect directed by Eric Bress was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2004.

2003

The Recruit directed by Roger Donaldson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Joao Avila. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Crossing Over by John Edward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2002.

2001

Wet Hot American Summer directed by David Wain was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paris Smith. In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Boiler Room, directed by Ben Younger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Cradle and All by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2000.

1999

She's All That directed by Robert Iscove was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Alex Centa. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Spice World, directed by Bob Spiers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Survival Of The Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1998.

1997

Chasing Amy directed by Kevin Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Rahart Adams. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Richard Wisker. In that special week people in US were listening to Creep by TLC. Before Sunrise, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Liars' Club by Mary Karr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1995.

1994

SeinLanguage by Jerry Seinfeld was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Gabe Goodman. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Devil'S Heart by Carmen Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christina Salgado. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Childhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jasmine Tookes. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. The Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Laura Marling. In that special week people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Caleb Folbigg. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andie Valentino. In that special week people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany. Time Flies by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1988.

1987

The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1987.

1986

An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1986.

1985

Jaguar Woman by Lynn V. Andrews was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1985.

1984

Superior Women by Alice Adams was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jurgen Van Den Broeck. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1983.

1982

The 13Th Valley by John M. Del Vecchio was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1982.

1981

Scanners directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Courtney Hamilton. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. Caligula, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1980.

1979

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Domenick Davies. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Anne-Claire Coudray. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Dark Lady by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1977.

1976

The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1976.

1975

Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Lien. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. The House Of A Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1974.

1973

Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include [Thomas] Carlton Bruner. In UK Telegram Sam by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Zlatko Zahovic. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1971.

1970

MASH directed by Robert Altman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Bryan Jacob in Palatka. In that special week people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Naked Came The Stranger by Penelope Ashe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pauly Shore in Hollywood. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Couples by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Laura E Dern. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Donna Edmondson. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Sherilyn Fenn in Detroit. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers. How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Manchild In The Promised Land by Claude Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1965.

1964

Man's Favorite Sport? directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jani Lane. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. When The Legends Die by Hal Borland was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1963.

1962

The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Gina Hull. In that special week people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Firsthand Report by Sherman Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Rialet. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1960.

1959

Sleeping Beauty directed by Clyde Geronimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1959.

1958

Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1958.

1957

The Wings of Eagles directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Brahmanandam. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Court Jester, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Deer Park by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Virginia Elliot. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Battle Cry, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Silver Leopard by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1955.

1954

The Untold Story Of Douglas Macarthur by Frazier Hunt was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1954.

1953

Niagara directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeno Jando. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1952.

1951

Operation Pacific directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1951.

1950

Gun Crazy directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1950.

1949

A Canterbury Tale directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1949.

1948

Call Northside 777 directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1948.

1947

Lady in the Lake directed by Robert Montgomery was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1947.

1946

Terror by Night directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ole Buck. Objective, Burma!, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1945.

1944

Phantom Lady directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1944.

1943

Shadow of a Doubt directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1943.

1942

Woman of the Year directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1942.

1941

Western Union directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1941.

1940

The Fighting 69th directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1940.

1939

Gunga Din directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1939.

1938

The Dybbuk directed by Michal Waszynski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1938.

1937

The Good Earth directed by Sidney Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1937.

1936

Rose-Marie directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1936.

1935

Texas Terror directed by R.N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1935.

1934

The Lucky Texan directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1934.

1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reynolds Price. She Done Him Wrong, directed by Lowell Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. One More River by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1933.

1932

Taxi! directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1932.

1931

Fighting Caravans directed by Otto Brower was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1931.

1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1930.

1929

The Broadway Melody directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1929.

1928

The Last Command directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1928.

1927

The Red Mill directed by William Goodrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1927.

1926

The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson was one of the best seller of 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1926.

1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1925.

1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1924.

1923

Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best seller of 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1923.

1922

Satanas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1922.

1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Renata Tebaldi. The Kid, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. The Mysterious Rider by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1921.

1920

Pollyanna directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1920.

1919

Don't Change Your Husband directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1919.

1918

Tarzan of the Apes directed by Scott Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1918.

1917

Blind Justice directed by Benjamin Christensen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1917.

1916

When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1916.

1915

Alice in Wonderland directed by W.W. Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1915.

1914

The Eyes of the World by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1914.

1913

The Inside of the Cup by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1913.

1912

The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1912.

1911

The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1911.

1910

Max Katherine by Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

The Inner Shrine by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1909.

1908

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

The Weavers by Gilbert Parker was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

The Maquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall by Charles Major was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

The Crisis by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1901.